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→  November 15, 2012

The impending US fiscal crisis could generate momentum towards a federal carbon tax, which could be more effective in reducing emissions than other options such as cap and trade, a clean energy standard (CES) or renewable portfolio standards (RPS), experts said. This article is only available to paying subscribers to Environmental Finance. Existing subscribers, click […]

→  November 13, 2012

Former Vice President Al Gore called for a carbon tax to be part of the “fiscal cliff” negotiations in the lame-duck session of Congress. Gore, a longtime supporter of the tax, said the extra revenue could be used to lower tax rates. “It will be difficult for sure but we can back away from the […]

→  November 7, 2012

The UK government’s controversial u-turn on the Carbon Reduction Commitment (CRC), which transformed it into a tax rather than a trading scheme, has boosted companies’ efforts to reduce emissions, it was claimed. This article is only available to paying subscribers to Environmental Finance. Existing subscribers, click here to log in. To take a free one-month […]

→  October 27, 2012

A key US renewables tax credit incentive needs to be extended urgently to prevent the sector’s competitiveness being “severely damaged”, a group of investors has warned. This article is only available to paying subscribers to Environmental Finance. Existing subscribers, click here to log in. To take a free one-month trial to www.environmental-finance.com, and to receive […]